Regional Election Candidates Should Avoid Political Tensions: Police

Dheri Agriesta    •    15 Februari 2017 15:39 WIB
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Regional Election Candidates Should Avoid Political Tensions: Police
National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian (Photo:MTVN/Dheri Agriesta)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: National Police chief General Tito Karnavian has urged all stakeholders to avoid political tensions during the simultaneous regional elections.

The country staged regional elections today. Seven provinces, 18 cities and 76 regencies chose regional leaders.

"The winners should not belittle the losers," he said in Jakarta on Wednesday.

He monitored the Jakarta gubernatorial election this morning. He visited several polling stations.

President Joko Widoddo voted at polling station 04 in Gambir, Central Jakarta. Vice President Jusuf Kalla voted at polling station 03 in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta.

"It is peaceful" Vice President Kalla stated.



(WAH)